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Nick Cannon appears in ‘whiteface’ to promote new album

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“Real Husbands of Hollywood” star Nick Cannon has ruffled quite a few feathers when he posted a photo dressed in whiteface. The “Wildin’ Out” host and comedian performed the stunt to promote his new album, “White People Music.” 

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Minnesota cop in trouble for ‘racist’ Facebook posts

A Minneapolis police officer is getting a lot of unwanted attention after posting a few Facebook statuses that some say is racist. Joseph Ming Klimmek, a 5-year veteran, has a few people questioning whether or not he is fit for the job after sharing an article about weekend murders. 

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Model poses in blackface, ethnicwear for Vogue

Will the racially insensitive act of Blackface ever die? Doesn’t seem like it will. Earlier this week we wrote about a Kentucky assistant pastor who dressed in Blackface for a boxing match. Now, the latest method of offense is brought to us by Vogue Italia. 

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More offensive ’12 Years a Slave’ headlines

Earlier this week, we reported on a few controversial headlines announcing 12 Years a Slave’s major Oscar win at the 86th Annual Academy Awards. It appears that the Denver Post and the News-Gazette are in company. The Daily Breeze posted the following headline the day after the ceremony. “Slave’ becomes master.” So tasteful. Variety tweeted: “Slave” Actress […]

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Racist or not racist: Airport employee sends email about black co-worker that includes monkey from cartoon

A Wayne County Airport Authority employee says a co-worker sent a racist email about her. Nyota Ellis got wind of the cyber note last week, which was sent to employees and executives in the authorities real estate department. 

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Chelsea Handler catches criticism for offensive tweets about Lupita Nyong’o during Oscars

Comedian Chelsea Handler is the latest celebrity to be criticized for what she posted on Twitter. For three hours during the 86th Annual Academy Awards aka The Oscars, Handler made jokes about Best Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong’o among others. 

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Pharrell responds to criticism of lack of black women on album cover

Pharrell has a new album on the way and he’s up for an Oscar. Things are going good for the musician/ producer. But he’s finding himself in a heap of trouble regarding the artwork for his upcoming album “G I R L.” The cover features Pharrell and three women dressed in bathrobes staring at the […]

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In latest rap song, Rick Ross compares success to Trayvon Martin shooting

Rick Ross lost a lucrative deal with Reebok after some questionable lyrics that signaled rape culture and drugging last summer. You would think that he’d learn his lesson. It appears that the Maybach Music rapper is in hot water once again for lyrics appearing on his 6th album “Mastermind.” 

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Here we go again: Columbia University sorority holds offensive Olympic party

Columbia University’s Kappa Alpha Theta chapter is under fire after photos of its members dressed in offensive costumes surfaced. Students are seen at a “Beer Olympics” party dressed in stereotypical costumes meant to represent Mexico, Japan, Jamaica and other countries. 

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Georgia officials approve Confederate flag specialty license plates

Georgia officials have approved a license plate featuring the Confederate flag, angering civil rights advocates. The Georgia division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans requested the new plate design. 

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